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Pentecostal revival spreads in Nunavut

For years, Inuit politicians talked about Nunavut as a promised land. Now, Inuit preachers are taking them literally. After years of patient work, fundamentalist religious leaders across the eastern Arctic are about to join hands and their rapidly growing flocks to form a new church that combines speaking-in-tongues, cast-out-the-devil Christianity with Inuit cultural pride.

“We are organizing,” says James Arreak, the cherubic, 36-year-old former bank employee who is now pastor of the Iqaluit Christian Fellowship. “The signs are indicating that we need to prepare ourselves for the Second Coming.”

Read the original article at: The Winnipeg Sun

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